Monthly Archives: June 2020

Indigenous-Led Rewilding Realises Sámi Land Rights in Näätämö Area

Snowchange and the Indigenous Skolt Sámi have worked to secure key forest areas from the open markets to return to Sámi-led rewilding and use areas in Sevettijärvi, Finland. In June 2020 with recent additions, over 150 hectares of OGF forests … Continue reading

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Tongaporutu Maori and Snowchange Form Official Relations and Expand Rewilding

Ngā Hapū o Poutama, a Maori community on the SW side of the North Island, Aoteoroa (New Zealand) and Snowchange Cooperative have been working together on questions of Indigenous knowledge, climate change, community development and many other aspects since 2008. Today, Ngā Hapū … Continue reading

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Southernmost Ptarmigan Stocks Benefit from Rewilding Actions

Spring-summer bird surveys on the Snowchange rewilding sites are under way. Highly endangered, southernmost Willow Ptarmigan population in Parkano area has been determined to benefit from Snowchange Rewilding sites. Snowchange bird specialist Ari Parviainen discovered willow ptarmigan (lagopus lagopus) presence … Continue reading

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New Koitajoki River Rewilding Project a Major Turning Point for a Boreal Basin

Koitajoki River Rewilding is a basin-wide traditional knowledge and science-based restoration project over six years (2020-2026) that aims to bring a large North European boreal river basin back to relative ecological health while stimulating a resurgence of traditional knowledge, oral histories … Continue reading

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